Use Nail Polish To Keep Buttons From Falling Off Your Shirt

Threads make a habit of unravelling from time to time. When it happens to a sewn-on button, you have to find matching thread and reattach it. As LIFE.hackaday notes, you can stop these threads from fraying with a little bit of nail polish.

Of course, removing the buttons and resewing them is an option, but finding a matching thread colour may be impossible. Instead of that headache, just use a coat of clear nail polish to seal the thread in place and halt the unravelling. Be sure to carefully remove any loose strands before applying the polish.

Just a dab will keep your buttons in place.

Use Nail Polish to Keep Button Threads from Fraying [Hackaday]


Comments

    Here are 24 other uses for nail polish: http://lifehackery.com/2008/09/23/home-10/

    Could not this also be done with a dab of super glue?

    HiramAbiff

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